and I suspect deliberately.
Do you remember when the ‘evil empire’ (ref the Soviet Union) collapsed? I do.
A door was flung wide open, an invitation extended with open arms. Being ourselves, we fluffed it.
Ok, we didn’t—our bloody elected leaders did. In spades. Why?
I SAY AGAIN
that we need a system wherein our politicians, tacticians, manipulators and other folks in positions of power are actually held to account (and when guilty, made to pay in full).
Held to account, I said—you know, answerable to We The People (everywhere); not simply ‘elected’ out of office and pensioned off in grand style.
While I’m at it I may as well wish for a few million gold bricks, free …